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Procurement Senior Category Project Specialist R&D Consulting

Company: Roche
Location: Welwyn
Reference: 201805-107695
Closing Date: 09 Jan 19
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
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Senior Procurement Category Project Specialist R&D ConsultingPreferred location : Welwyn Number of positions : 1Intro :As Senior Procurement Category Project Specialist, you are part of Roche Global Procurement and you will be part of the global Human Capital category team, supporting regional and global Category Managers in the execution of Global/Regional Category Strategies. ...

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Senior Procurement Category Project Specialist R&D Consulting

Preferred location : Welwyn

Number of positions : 1

Intro :

As Senior Procurement Category Project Specialist, you are part of Roche Global Procurement and you will be part of the global Human Capital category team, supporting regional and global Category Managers in the execution of Global/Regional Category Strategies.

The Human Capital category includes HR services (training, recruitment…), Temporary Labor, and Professional Services.

R&D Consulting is part of the Category Consulting Services, which also includes other consulting activities in the domain of Legal, Finance or Technical.

R&D Consulting is used by our R&D organization to support various projects related to general R&D strategy, go-to-market strategy, clinical trial optimization, or process optimization to name just a few.Global Procurement (GP) is a key function that delivers value to Roche by leveraging market knowledge, subject matter expertise and business insights in the procurement of goods and services and the management of Roche's third party spend. Through collaboration with our external suppliers and internal business partners, GP helps bring innovative tests and medicines to patients.

Description :

As the Senior Procurement Category Project Specialist R&D Consulting, you are responsible globally for delivering high value strategic projects according to the Consulting Services Category Strategy, Business needs and annual pipeline of initiatives.

You will be responsible for ensuring the successful execution and completion of various types of projects like global vendor selection, implementation of new vendor strategy and training of stakeholders, optimisation of Supplier Relationship Management process, negotiation on local rates.

You will be executing these assigned procurement projects using robust project governance and management, stakeholder engagement, and Roche's category and supplier management approaches.

Your responsibilities :

  • Executing complex category strategy projects, or high value sourcing initiatives assigned by Category Management teams to deliver in line with agreed targets.
  • Managing Project teams for specific projects, ensuring completion of agreed deliverables quality of customer service.
  • Establishing effective project governance by ensuring a robust project structure with clear roles and responsibilities.
  • Monitoring and mitigating risks by monitoring the progress of projects and pro-actively identifying and reporting any projected risks, and resolving issues on a timely basis and escalating them where appropriate.
  • Ensuring a smooth and efficient handover to the Category teams, regional / site teams for implementation, including converting project outcomes into useable category buying guides or other content.


Your qualification:
  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Business or Life Science.
  • Strong procurement experience delivering measurable value in strategic sourcing, enterprise cost reduction, and / or operational efficiency projects.
  • Strong project management experience including risk management, project reporting, and delivering quantitative and qualitative results in complex environments.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Consulting Services, ideally related to R&D activities. and potential cost levers or market fundamentals.
  • Strong experience in upwards communication and senior stakeholder management skills supported by good interpersonal competencies (communication, influencing).
  • Business level fluency in English.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
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Contact Information:

Address:  UK Head Office
P.O. Box 8, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
AL7 3AY
England
Tel:  +44 1707 36 6000
Fax:  +44 1707 33 8297
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